Academic Pathway Program


Academic Pathway Program


Course Description

  • Full or conditional admission to a College or University degree program.
  • Develop your English language skills to a new level of excellence in preparation for academic success in your field of study.
  • Earn a recognized college or university degree – 1, 2, 3 or 4 years in duration depending on program. Degrees offered include Bachelors, Diplomas and Post- Graduate Certificates.
  • Have the opportunity to integrate your academic learning with paid practipathway brochurecal work experience through coop placements while studying.
  • Work for up to 3 years in Canada after graduating in your field of study. Up to 90% successful employment rate with full job placement assistance.

The APP will challenge students to develop their English skills for success in academia. Each day of the program consists of six sections:

  • Section 1: Academic Reading
  • Section 2: Research and Discussion with Short Report Writing
  • Section 3: Academic Essay Writing
  • Section 4: MLA Citation Style
  • Section 5: Presentations
  • Section 6: Academic Lecture Series (Optional)

The program will enable students to:

    • Develop effective learning strategies and research skills for application to academic writing.
    • Build an academic lexicon and develop strong presentation skills.
    • Read effectively for main idea identification, scanning for specifics and linking and organizing idea.
    • Upon successful completion of the program and related requirements, students may then enter into a wide variety of programs at partnering institutions. The table below indicates the minimum language proficiency level required to enter a college or university degree program. The majority of programs require APP exit test score of 74 to 87. Higher scores may be required for some programs.
    • Students who meet these criteria will generally not be required to take any other entrance tests.

Course Features

Pathway Program Scholarships

Quest Pathway program graduates are eligible for entrance scholarships, up to $3000.00, with partnering institutions.

All students are guaranteed a $500.00 scholarship payable two weeks after having started their studies at a partner institution.

In addition, students who achieve high academic standards at Quest and who maintain that status in their first semester at a partner college or university are eligible to receive an additional $500 Quest scholarship.

Quest Pathway Partner Profiles.

Click links below to view partner profiles.

Seneca College is located in Toronto, Ontario and is the largest college in Canada with more than 100,000 full and part-time students on 8 campuses. This includes over 3,000 international students from more than 90 countries.


Students at Seneca can choose from more than 150 career programs and receive the academic foundation, workplace experience and practical training needed to succeed in our global economy.

Applied Learning

Seneca’s reputation and long-standing tradition is creating an environment where academic excellence is coupled with practical applications. All Seneca programs are created with input from employers to ensure that students are expertly prepared for their future careers. The teaching methodologies used by Seneca’s faculty include collaborative and cooperative learning, discovery-based learning, engaged learning, problem-solving learning, and real world case study explorations.

Many of Seneca’s programs include co-op or field placement. Co-op education programs give students the opportunity to integrate academic learning with paid, practical work experience. Students normally complete at least two academic terms prior to their first paid work term.


Seneca is known for its outstanding facilities, which include a health centre, a physiotherapy clinic, fitness centres, a sports centre including an ice rink, bookstores, a fashion store, computer stores, cafeterias, coffee shops, restaurants, libraries, , computer labs and 2 modern on-campus residences.

Seneca’s services are also exemplary and include an international student services office, free health insurance with on-campus health centres, tutoring and academic advisement.